In celebration of the NAACP National Convention coming to town this month, the Atlantic City Free Public Library unveiled its new exhibit – Summer of Freedom – on July 6 at the Atlantic City Experience (ACX), located in the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall lobby. The Summer of Freedom exhibit illustrates the Civil Rights struggle to seat the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, which was held in Atlantic City, with protests led by Fannie Lou Hamer and many others. Click here to read more.
The ongoing pandemic has put a spotlight on inequities in the healthcare system, especially among the most marginalized members of the community. Those who suffer most are new immigrants, the elderly, and people from lower incomes who lack access to medical care, technology, and health information that is necessary to make informed choices about their health. Click here to learn how the library can help!
Even when the Atlantic City Free Public Library facilities are closed, you can still take advantage of our services. The library offers a variety of premium eResources that are available 24/7 to cardholders who have Internet access.